Concord Dawn Profile

Lewis Tennant
Published: 13 May 2013
Updated: 3 Mar 2021

Concord Dawn is New Zealand’s most successful drum and bass act. Since forming in 1999, Evan Short and Matt Harvey have released a multitude of albums and singles, as well as founding their own record label, Uprising Records. Concord Dawn continues to release music and DJ across the globe.

Originally a production duo comprising Evan Short and Matt Harvey, Short left in 2008 to focus on other studio and band commitments while Harvey continues producing and DJing under the Concord Dawn moniker.

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2007 Christchurch poster
Concord Dawn.
Concord Dawn - On My Own (2020)
Matt Harvey and Evan Short, hanging out in the Auckland CBD. 
Concord Dawn. The frenetic ‘Morning Light’ put them on the map globally in 2003, after UK DJ Digital was handed a copy while watching the cricket at their Auckland flat. 
Matt Harvey: "Drum and bass … it’s cemented itself as a genre, long term."
Concord Dawn - The Fuzz
Evan Short and Matt Harvey
Broken Eyes
Matt Harvey: after 10 years living and working in Europe, it was time to come home in 2016. “I was stuck in a holding pattern … it was fun, but it wasn’t anything new.”
Serious Business TV: Concord Dawn Interview
These Prison Walls (ft. Thomas Oliver)
Concord Dawn - 1999
Matt Harvey
Move (Feat. Jdubs)
Concord Dawn – Wormhole
Matt Harvey: "I don’t really consider an act to be live unless the drums are live."
Concord Dawn - Gumshoe
Concord Dawn.
Morning Light
Evan Short and Matt Harvey
Concord Dawn.
Interview by EntertainMe
The Enemy Within (2010)
Members:

Evan Short

Matthew Harvey

Labels:

Low Profile


Uprising


Kog Transmissions


Dirty Records